William W. Destler is the 9th president of Rochester Institute of Technology He took office on July 1, 2007 and was inaugurated on November 9, 2007.[1] He was formerly senior vice president for academic affairs and provost of the University of Maryland at College Park. He has a vision to take RIT to the next level by transforming it into the nation’s first “Innovation University.” He collects and enjoys banjos.

See also

  • Oh-No Banjo, a Guitar Hero-based game students created which was inspired by Destler.

External Links


  1. NTID Focus - Fall/Winter 2007